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Mayo Clinic Study Suggests Coronary Stents Not Harmful to Patients with History of Metal Allergy

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Cardiologists have long grappled with how to best manage patients with coronary artery disease who report skin hypersensitivity to nickel or other metal components found in stents — small tubes placed in narrowed or weakened arteries to help improve blood flow to the heart. But new Mayo [...]

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